Camping Recipes

Chewy Cereal Cookies


Makes 72

  • 1/2 c margarine or butter
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/3 c flaked coconut
  • 1 c rice and wheat flakes of four-grain cereal flakes
  • 1 c raisins or semi-sweet chocolate chips


In a large mixing bowl beat margarine with electric mixer on medium speed about 30 seconds or until margarine is softened. Add sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat mixture well.

In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking soda and baking powder. With mixer on low speed, gradually add the flour mixture to the margarine mixture; beat until well mixed.

Stir in coconut, cereal and raisins or chocolate chips. Drop by rounded teaspoons about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8 - 10 minutes or until golden. Cool cookies about 1 minute before removing to a wire rack; cool. Store in a tightly covered container.


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